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Farm Fresh Rhode Island

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Environment
  • Health & Medicine
  • Hunger

Location

1005 Main St.Suite #8130Pawtucket, RI 02860 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Mission: Farm Fresh Rhode Island is growing a local food system that values the environment, health and quality of life of RI farmers and eaters. Vision: A New England abundant with diverse family farms and fertile soils, with locally and honestly produced foods and flavors at the heart of every dinner table.

Description

Farm Fresh Rhode Island is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2004.

Part incubator, part activator, our programs link local farmers and buyers by building RI’s capacity in three areas: Producers → Markets → Eaters

Begun in 2004 as a student thesis project at Brown University, Farm Fresh has grown briskly to capture the public interest in locally grown food and translate it into sales for RI farmers and producers. Strongly mission-driven, Farm Fresh achieved 501c3 status in 2007 and has since implemented a variety of programs to enhance the local food system of the Rhode Island region, with particular attention to farm viability and low-income access to fresh food. Farm Fresh operates a wide range of marketplace programs (retail, wholesale, processing) that engages and connects tens of thousands of RI, MA and CT eaters with thousands of RI, MA and CT farmers.

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